AW169

Belonging to the AWFamily of products, the AW169 is the latest-generation 4.5 tonne class twin-engine helicopter. Its high levels of performance, long range and safety features ensure operational capability in the most challenging environments. Unique-in-class Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) ‘mode’ ensures mission-readiness with rotors stopped and enhanced ground safety.

Executive and Private Transport

The AW169 combines an elegant and stylish silhouette with class-leading technology to guarantee high performance and safety. The result is a unique helicopter that sets a new standard in its class and ensures passengers travel in the most relaxing environment possible.

Medial and Rescue Services

Designed around the patient’s needs, the AW169 is ideally suited to life-saving primary and secondary missions and rescue services. Thanks to its advanced technologies and flexibility, the AW169 ensures a rapid emergency response, even for long-distance inter-hospital transport or for Emergency Medical Services (EMS)/Search and Rescue (SAR) missions at high altitude.

Security Services

The Law Enforcement market demand has evolved in recent years to deal with emerging threats such as terrorism, piracy and other crimes. The new AW169 represents a unique asset for rapid response, providing the high levels of versatility sought by the market.

Energy Services


Building on the worldwide success of the AW139, the AW169 has been designed to comply the most rigorous standards required by Oil and Gas operators and their customers. The helicopter can accommodate up to 8 passengers in a comfortable and safe environment, minimising time airborne and delivering superior performance under all conditions.

Utility


The AW169 is designed to exceed the most demanding market and regulatory requirements and features a large, rapidly reconfigurable cabin suitable for a variety of utility missions. Cargo sling capacity, long range and high safety levels ensure operational capability in the most demanding environments.

AW169 / Avionics

AW169 can be fitted with a range of equipment and systems, compliant with the most rigorous standards, including:

  • HUMS (Health and Usage Monitoring System)
  • HFDM (Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring)
  • HTAWS (Helicopter Terrains Avoidance Warning System)
  • TCAS II (Traffic and Collision Avoidance System)
  • HEELS (Helicopter Emergency Exit Light System)
  • Emergency floatation and life rafts (up to sea state 6 ditching capability)
  • SATCOM with Flight Following
  • ADELT
  • ADS-B OUT (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast)
  • Weather /search radar
  • Synthetic Vision System
  • Digital map
  • Cargo hook
  • Enhanced Vision System
  • HF radio
  • Retractable landing gear.

AW169 / Specifications

 

 

 

MAX GROSS WEIGHT

 

 

 

4,600 kg

INCREASED GROSS WEIGHT*

 

 

 

4,800 kg

*available as a kit

 

 

 

 

POWERPLANT — 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210A series with turboshafts with FADEC

OVERALL LENGTH*

 

 

 

14.65 m

*Rotors turning

 

 

 

 

OVERALL HEIGHT*

 

 

 

4.50 m

*Rotors turning

 

 

 

 

ROTOR DIAMETER

 

 

 

12.12 m

CAPACITY — Crew 1-2, Passengers up to 11

MAX CRUISE SPEED*

 

 

 

>268 km/h

*Clean configuration

 

 

 

 

HIGE (ISA, MTOW)

 

 

 

>4,400 m

HOGE (ISA, MTOW)

 

 

 

>3,350 m

MAX RANGE (ISA,MTOW)*

 

 

 

820 km

*at @5.000 ft, no reserve, standard fuel system

 

 

 

 

MAX ENDURANCE (ISA, MTOW)*

 

 

 

4 h 20 min

*at @5.000 ft, no reserve, standard fuel system